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EDC Tops the Tables

29/03/2018 - 14:56

Durham Uni graduates

Positive progression and destinations for students is an increasingly important measure for schools and colleges, both for Department for Education performance tables and Ofsted.

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Building the Future for Students with East Durham College and Keepmoat Homes

28/03/2018 - 14:48

Centre back row Geoff Scott Social & Economic Impact Manager Keepmoat and Head of Construction at EDC Rob Hutchinson and construction students

An exciting new partnership between East Durham College and Keepmoat Homes is to be launched, aiming to encourage young people to consider a career in...

Houghall Trio To Compete At World-Famous Flower Show Finals In London

28/03/2018 - 13:24

Houghall Trio (R to L) Vicky Abbott, Rebecca Hough and Allan Raby

Staff and students at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus were celebrating last week when they received the exciting news that three of them had made...

New Research Shows That Building a Career in Construction is Great for Your Earning Potential

16/03/2018 - 13:18

Although manual jobs in bricklaying and plastering may not be considered as top-end earning jobs, recent research found that, on average, bricklayers across the UK...

East Durham College Barbering Student Bags Bronze In Prestigious National Competition

16/03/2018 - 09:29

Suzanne Woodward, Bronze Medallist at AHT National Competitions 2018

East Durham College is pleased to announce continued success at the Association of Hair and Therapy (AHT) national competition after student Suzanne Woodward won a...

Lambing Sunday Event 18th March 2018 - Cancelled

15/03/2018 - 15:28

Hi everyone,

It's with great regret that we have had to cancel this weekend's Lambing Sunday event.

This is due to the bad weather we've...

EDC Painting and Decorating Students Revamp Reeds Building at the Houghall Campus

12/03/2018 - 09:19

Painting and Decorating Students Outside Reeds Building

Painting and decorating students from East Durham College have put what they’ve learned towards a great cause – revamping the Reeds building, on the college’s...

Alison Scattergood Named Further Education Teacher of the Year at TES FE Awards 2018

26/02/2018 - 11:29

Alison Scattergood, FE Teacher of the Year 2018

East Durham College is thrilled to announce that Alison Scattergood, who teaches barbering and hairdressing skills at the college has been awarded the highly prestigious...

Ofsted Praise East Durham College In Recent Inspection

23/02/2018 - 10:37

Ofsted Good Celebration at East Durham College

East Durham College is proud to announce that it has once again been graded as ‘Good’ by Ofsted following an inspection in January 2018.

The...

Another Year of Success for East Durham College’s Hair and Beauty Students at AHT Regional Competition

21/02/2018 - 14:21

Bridal, Makeup and Hair/Beauty Students at AHT Regional Heats

East Durham College’s talented hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy students are celebrating after winning first, second and third place prizes at the recent Association of...

Bob Shaw Returns to His Roots To Deliver New Land-Based Short Courses at East Durham College

09/02/2018 - 09:06

Lecturer Bob Shaw with Sheep, Lambs and Sheepdog

It’s all come full circle for East Durham College’s new agricultural lecturer, Bob Shaw, who has returned to the Houghall Campus in Durham to teach...

Fancy being Your Own Boss? East Durham College Can Help with Biz-Startup Central!

31/01/2018 - 13:58

Biz Startup Central Programme

East Durham College has launched a new programme, Biz-Startup Central, designed to give young entrepreneurs the support they need to start up their own business....

Students Battle It Out In Young Horticulturist Of The Year Competition Heats 2018

23/01/2018 - 09:33

Students Compete in Young Horticulturalist of the Year at East Durham College

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus has once again played host the County Durham heats of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture’s Young Horticulturist of the Year...

East Durham College And Teesside University Launch New Animal Science Degree Programme

22/01/2018 - 14:36

Former EDC Student Sam Frost with Chinchilla

Teesside University is working alongside East Durham College to provide a unique opportunity for students to get hands on experience with animals as part of...

East Durham College Celebrating 80th Anniversary of its Houghall Campus

11/01/2018 - 13:02

East Durham College Houghall Campus 80th Anniversary

Over 80 years of history as the North East’s leading land-based educational provider are being celebrated as East Durham College’s Houghall campus in Durham celebrates...

Survey for East Durham College from Ofsted

09/01/2018 - 13:18

As part of the college's Ofsted inspection on Thursday 11th & Friday 12th January 2018, we kindly request your views and feedback. The college Unique Reference...

East Durham College to Host North East Heats for the Chelsea Flower Show 2018

04/01/2018 - 08:51

Florist with Sunflowers and RHS Chelsea Flower Show Logo

East Durham College is thrilled to announce that the British Florist Association (BFA) will be bringing the Chelsea Flower Show Heats and Florist Inspiration Tour...

College Christmas Closing/Opening Times

22/12/2017 - 08:49

A festive banner with white presents with red bows, and text Merry Christmas

The college will be officially closing on Friday 22nd December.

College will reopen for staff on Tuesday 2nd January at 8:30 and will reopen for...

Alison Scattergood Nominated for Tes FE Teacher of the Year

15/12/2017 - 14:03

An East Durham College lecturer has been nominated as Teacher of the Year in this year’s prestigious TES FE Awards finals.

Alison Scattergood, a barbering...

East Durham College Students Shine at Inclusive Skills Competition

11/12/2017 - 09:16

East Durham College students have shown off their skills by taking part recently in the Skills Show 2017, proving that having learning difficulties and disabilities...

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